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Former Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett signs with 49ers

Former Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett signs with 49ers
Jason Verrett (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

The Chargers lost cornerback Jason Verrett, an unrestricted free agent who signed a one-year, $3.6-million deal with San Francisco.

Taken 25th overall by the Chargers in the 2014 draft, Verrett became a Pro Bowler in his second season.

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But injuries limited to him five games over the past three years. He missed all of 2018 after tearing his Achilles during a conditioning test before training camp opened.

The Chargers had publicly expressed interest in retaining Verrett immediately after the season.

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